CFP: Conference on “The Self” (Salem, Oregon; Oct. 1-2, 2010)

The following is a conference CFP, sent to us by Anthony Coleman (Philosophy, Willamette University):


Topic: The Self

Keynote Speakers: Richard Moran (Harvard) and Galen Strawson (Reading & CUNY)

Dates: Friday, October 1 – Saturday, October 2, 2010

Location: Willamette University (Salem, Oregon)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS [Revised]:  August 1, 2010

The 62nd annual Northwest Philosophy Conference is sponsored by the Philosophy Department at Willamette University.  Papers in any area are welcome.

The conference theme will be “The Self”.  Papers that address philosophical issues related to this subject are especially requested, from specialists in Western and Eastern philosophy alike, as well as from empirical researchers whose work might be relevant.

Papers should be approximately 3,000 words (20-25 minutes reading time), and can be submitted through AUGUST 1, 2010. Papers in PDF format and  prepared for blind review should be sent as email attachments to Anthony Coleman.  In the body of the email, please include an abstract of 150 words or less. Individuals will be notified of decisions regarding submissions in August. If you would like to comment on a paper, please contact Ivan Welty with your areas of competence.

Additional information about this conference may be found (as available) at the following website: Please direct inquiries about the conference to Anthony Coleman.

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